Graduate Teaching Assistant

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Salary: Merton Scale 5 (£20,007.00- £20,472.00) pro rata

35 hours per week - 39 weeks per year





Are you looking to play a key role in encouraging high achievement from our students? If so, our outstanding school is seeking enthusiastic teaching assistants with English, Science or Maths degrees (or equivalent) to join our innovative, friendly and supportive SEN team.

Your role will be to provide support, either as in-class, 1:1 tuition, or to small groups of students with varying abilities. You will be encouraging and supporting individual students to reach their full potential, whilst demonstrating a creative and determined attitude that will help motivate students. You will be directly supporting the students, as well as helping to organise the teaching and learning resources available to students and staff. The role will also include lunchtime supervision.

We are looking  for  someone who is passionate about education and has a flair for working with young people. This role could also suit recent university graduates who are interested in gaining initial classroom experience as a Teaching Assistant, or those looking to start a career path in teaching at Teach Wimbledon.

Ricards Lodge High School is the lead secondary school in Teach Wimbledon, which offers Schools Direct ITT training in partnership with Roehampton University to offer the PGCE route to QTS. For further details please visit the Teach Wimbledon website at

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

We offer a full Induction Programme for all new staff.

Please telephone the school for further details or to arrange a visit.

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